Tony Award winner B.D. Wong is known for his manifold contribution in the field of entertainment. Known for his performance in “M. Butterfly” in 1988, B.D. Wong is also an activist who uses his time and resources for LGBT and arts-related charities.
The openly gay actor is also a writer and director. Some of his notable work credits are Mulan, Jurassic World, All-American Girl, Oz, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Mr. Robot.
Married His Boyfriend!
The talented actor B.D. Wong is currently relishing a joyful married life with his long-time partner, Richert John Frederickson Schnorr.
Richert works for the New York Public Library as the director of digital media.
B.D. and his husband got married on 7 October 2018 at Giando on the Water in Brooklyn. Their wedding ceremony was officiated by Cantor Sheera Ben-David.
Richert shared a sweet picture from their wedding on Instagram to confirm their big day.
The couple met in the year 2010 at a mixer for singles in New York. It was an event organized by an online dating site.
Son With Ex-Partner!
Talking about his children, he has a son named Jackson Foo Wong with his ex-partner Richie Jackson.
Jackson is a twin born through a surrogate mother in 2000. Jackson and his twin brother, Boaz Dov, were born with the egg donated by Richie’s sister and B.D.’s sperm. Their elder child Boaz died 90 minutes after birth.
The actor was in a relationship with television producer Richie Jackson for 16 years. The estranged couple began dating in 1988 and had a split in 2004.
Parents & Siblings
B.D. Wong was born to Roberta C. Wong and late Bill D. Wong. He was born to his parents in San Francisco, California.
He has two brothers as his siblings. B.D. was born as a middle child to the parents of Chinese descent.
Originally from Hong Kong, B.D. attended Lincoln High School. During that time, he discovered his interest in acting and performed in numerous school plays. He then attended San Francisco State University.
As of 2020, the American actor B.D. Wong has an amazing net worth of $8 million. He has assembled the prominent part of his net worth from the movies and TV series that he has appeared since 1983.
Most recently, B.D. provided his voice to Godspeed in The Flash. He is also the host of Something's Killing Me With BD Wong sin 2017.
In the year 2020, B.D. appeared in Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens. Similarly, he is set to appear in Jurassic World: Dominion in 2021.